Meat Inspections May Delay CAFTA Implementation - Reuters (via Yahoo!) - January 25, 2006
The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) continues to face implementation snags. The Chairman for the Senate Finance Committee, Charles Grassley, has requested that CAFTA not be implemented until participating countries meet U.S. meat inspection standards. CAFTA was scheduled to go into effect on January 1 of this year. (Read more about CAFTA and other so-called "free trade" pacts that are threatening the sovereignty of our great country!)
CAFTA Strikes in Costa Rica? - Reuters - October 31, 2005
Costa Rican trade unions have called for a general strike sometime in November in order to oppose the passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). Costa Rica is the only country that has yet to ratify the so-called "free trade" agreement. Recent public opinion polls show that the majority of Costa Ricans would approve its passage. (Learn more about CAFTA and other sovereignty-eroding "free trade" agreements such as the Free Trade Area of the Americas.)
CAFTA's Threats to U.S. Independence - STOPCAFTA.com - June 29, 2005
CAFTA Approved by Nicaragua - MSN Money - October 11, 2005
The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) has been approved by Nicaragua's legislature on Tuesday by a vote of 47-39. Carlos Noguera -- head of a legislation committee that studied the CAFTA accord -- stated that CAFTA will fulfill the "demands of employment, production, health and education for Nicaraguans." (CAFTA will damage the United States in many ways -- click here to learn more about this dangerous so-called "free trade" pact. Also, visit our StopTheFTAA website to learn about this even greater threat to American sovereignty by entangling 34 Western Hemisphere countries into one EU-like entity.)
CAFTA Gaining Ground in Nicaragua - Christian Science Monitor - September 22, 2005
Despite large CAFTA protests in Nicaragua, government officials believe the trade pact will eventually be ratified. CAFTA opposition in Nicaragua has declined as the measure has been stalled in its congress awaiting ratification. (Learn more about CAFTA and the upcoming Free Trade Area of the Americas - or FTAA.)
CAFTA Fight Shows We Can Stop FTAA - The New American - August 22, 2005 Issue
The closeness of the CAFTA vote — despite the political pressures the administration applied — shows that we can defeat the FTAA.
CAFTA Accountability - The New American - October 3, 2005 Issue
Politicians who barter away U.S. sovereignty and American jobs and industry for a new world order must be made to pay a political price.
Block the Globalists’ Next Stepping Stone to World Tyranny -- STOP the FTAA! - www.STOPtheFTAA.org - August 5, 2005
Now more than ever, the solution to stopping the globalist conspiracy is to work through Chapters of The John Birch Society.
Build Support Now to STOP the FTAA, the Globalists' Next Stepping Stone to World Tyranny - www.STOPtheFTAA.org Action Alert - August 5, 2005
If we are to preserve our God-given rights and prevail on all those moral issues that we hold dear, we must preserve our nation's independence and Constitution. If we are to preserve our nation's independence and Constitution, we must STOP the FTAA!
Large CAFTA Protests in Nicaragua - U.S. Newswire - September 8, 2005
An estimated 20,000 people were set to demonstrate against CAFTA in front of the National Assembly in Managua, Nicaragua on September 8. CAFTA opposition is strong in the two remaining countries - Nicaragua and Costa Rica - that have not yet ratified this so-called "free trade" agreement. (Learn more about CAFTA today!)
How Republican Leaders Got CAFTA Approved in the House - The Hill - September 8, 2005
Interesting details of how Republican leaders choreographed their CAFTA win in the House during the "15 minute" voting period.
CAFTA Approved by Dominican Republic Legislators - AP (Via Yahoo!) - September 6, 2005
Dominican legislators have approved CAFTA by a landslide vote of 118-4. Dominican President Fernandez has stated that he will sign CAFTA into law when the agreement reaches is office. Two countries - Costa Rica and Nicaragua - have not yet ratified this so-called "free trade" agreement. (Learn more about CAFTA and other "free trade" agreements that threaten our national sovereignty.)
Rep. Earl Pomeroy on CAFTA - In-Forum.com - August 30, 2005
Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-N.D.) has lashed out against the passage of CAFTA in a recent editorial. The Congressman also shows discontent with his colleagues who believe CAFTA will profit the U.S. economy. In his letter Pomeroy states, "The idea that we are instantly going to be sending trucks and ships full of American products – high-quality commodities and goods – to the citizens of these countries, where 40 percent of workers earn less than $2 a day, is simply a myth." (Oppose future "free trade" agreements such as The Free Trade Area of the Americas)
NAFTA's Chapter 11 and CAFTA's Chapter 10 Trump State and Local Regulations - San Francisco Chronicle - August 23, 2005
"But NAFTA's Chapter 11 -- and Chapter 10 of the recently passed Central America Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA -- skirt Congress and the Supreme Court by creating a procedure designed especially to allow foreign investors to challenge state regulations.... With no public forum for oversight or accountability, three individuals decide the fate of a nation. Never in the history of the United States has such absolute authority been granted to any one body."
Globalist Threat to Vitamins - The New American - September 5, 2005 Issue
Bureaucrats attached to the UN are seeking to deprive millions worldwide of access to nutritional supplements.